When you buy someone a beauty treat, you’re really buying them moments to dedicate to themselves, to pause and practice self-love. Beauty products offer an opportunity to take time for us and help us feel our best. Given the end of year chaos we all feel, what better gift could you give? If you have a beauty lover to buy for then you’re going to want to choose this special gift wisely. Keep scrolling for our top gift ideas for beauty lovers.
For the lover of luxury: Nuxe The Iconics Gift Set
This year, Nuxe is a must-have on any gift guide for beauty lovers. Beyond being a brand of ultra-lush high quality products, they’re also environmentally conscious and use naturally-derived ingredients. Perfect for the woman who loves something exclusive, this trio of iconic products includes: Huile Prodigieuse® 50ml, Crème Fraîche de Beauté® 48hr Moisturising Cream 30 ml, Rêve de Miel Lip Balm with Honey 15g.
For the earth conscious: Plaiin Cosmetics Body Oil Bars
If your beauty lover has a soft spot for the planet, shop with an earth-friendly conscience to make her beam. Plaiin is a Cape Town-based, female-founded small business producing scrumptious products that are natural, vegan and low waste. And a personal favourite of this beauty lover too! Their Body Oil Bars will give you the skincare you need for a well moisturised, glowing summer body.
For the makeup lover: Benefit Bright Holiday Beauty
While makeup can be such a personal choice, makeup sets made up of bestsellers are always a good gift idea. Benefit’s Bright Holiday Beauty set includes their #1 face primer, full-sized brightening blush in baby-pink shade Dandelion and full-sized cult-favourite curling mascara. Plus, no gift wrapping necessary! Everything is packaged in a cute festive tin.
For the one who enjoys a bath: Pure Indigenous Bath Salts
Nothing says self-love like a long soak in the tub. Give your beauty lover an elevated experience by gifting them the Pure Indigenous Bath Salts: known to relieve stress, improve muscle and nerve function, and wellbeing. Pure Indigenous are a small but wonderful South African brand of hand-crafted products made using essential oils from local healing plants. Their bath salts are harvested from one of the world’s most ancient inland underground salt pans in the semi-desert region of the Kalahari.
For the haircare honey: Boity Queen Care Collection Box
From South African television personality, rapper, actress and businesswoman, Boity comes this carefully curated care collection to target different hair concerns. Whether you are looking for a starting point that leads you to sensational locks, a collection to repair and protect an already glam head of hair, or a collection to soothe, nourish, and repair hair that has been damaged over the years, there’s something for everyone. This massive treat includes Royal Cleanse shampoo, Royal Repair conditioner, Supreme leave in conditioner, Illustrious scalp spray, Sovereign Repair serum and even a Regal Glam bonnet!
For the queen of product testing: Afari Crackers
Part decoration, part ready-wrapped festive gift, the Afari Crackers are the perfect prezzie! Each cracker holds a 15ml experience that will give beauty lovers 2 – 3 weeks of use. The crackers are 100% recyclable and purposefully exclude decorative foiling – which cannot be recycled.